Vicki Graham brought a real touch of TV entertainment to The Theatre Royal for Christmas with Glee 2, Live and Louder. She made a family audience happy and delighted the sub teens with a middle of the road Santa Beat.
There was still the sense of end of term school show about this with backing tracks, no set except some flats and risers and an unimaginative lighting plot with snow.
Rya Collins was excellent, Lynda Gough was acerbic and entertaining with spot-on characterisation. Trish Orpen was significant and Lynsey Penkert was impressive with Holly Ryan and Rachael English in stunning form.